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Regency Romance, Vampires, and Cheesecake

Valentine’s Day: World’s Lamest Holiday? Or World’s Sweetest Way to express love? Whether you are celebrating a love story or your own sweet self, here are some fun links for your pre-Valentine’s Weekend: Last month I met a woman who … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Me Read That

Welcome to the first installment of my new blog series called “Don’t Make Me Read That.” As I’ve told you before, I read quite a bit. But I don’t veer out of my favorite genres too often. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Cold Comfort

  If you choose to stay indoors today (and I certainly don’t blame you…) check out what 22 Writers Said About Donald Trump before the election. And this is a roundup of what writers said after the election. It’s sad and … Continue reading

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How To Be A Hooker

The theme of last weekend’s RWA meeting was “Creating a Strong Story Hook.” The entirely delightful Debbie Decker taught the class, and she gave a lot of great examples of stories that began with a great hook and don’t let you go. … Continue reading

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Swag, Bras, Books

  Here are some other things I’m up to this long weekend: Cleaning: Eeeeeeeeew. You guys. Wash your damn bras! Learning: Have you ever visited a presidential museum? I’ve been to the Regan and Nixon museums here in Southern California. What I really loved … Continue reading

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2016 Complete Reading List

  Here you are, friends, a list of the books I read in 2016, complete with links so you can buy them for yourselves. I’m a giver. I read 76 books in 2016, which is pretty standard for me. I like to … Continue reading

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Books. Bookstores. Coffee.

I’m feeling even more bookish than usual this week, so I’m going to hit you up with a good list of literary links today. For the most part I’m not really interested in “Best Of” lists, simply because they are … Continue reading

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A Book, A Movie, A Craft, and A Stupid Quiz

Happy December, my friends! I spent November writing the first book of a 4-book romance series that will publish in 2017. I had planned to start book two this weekend but my head is still fuzzy from the last one, … Continue reading

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Hope is the Thing With Feathers

“True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written by someone who wants to see how much adversity we can overcome. True hope responds to the real world, to real life; It is an … Continue reading

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In Hiding

“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in … Continue reading

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